Arizona Chemical Selects Luigi & Felice Castelli to distribute Personal Care Specialty Polymers in Italy

Arizona Chemical, the world’s leading biorefiner of pine-based materials, announced it has entered into an agreement with Luigi & Felice Castelli to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers in Italy.

Under the agreement, which is effective January 1, 2012, Castelli will offer
SYLVACLEAR™ ,SYLVASOL™ and UNICLEAR™ polymers, Arizona Chemical’s patented specialty products that provide a broad range of functionality in personal care applications.

“Luigi & Felice Castelli has such a rich and well-deserved tradition of excellence in customer service and distribution in serving the Italian market” said Tom Fontana, Director of Specialty Products for Arizona Chemical. “Couple that with their technical expertise, and we are confident this distribution agreement will be beneficial for all involved.”

About Arizona Chemical
Arizona Chemical ( is the world’s leading bio-refiner of pine chemicals for the adhesives, tire and rubber, inks and coatings, lubricants, fuel additives, mining and oleochemicals markets. With more than 1,000  employees and state-of-the-art refineries in six countries on both sides of the Atlantic, Arizona Chemical provides sustainable raw materials to hundreds of companies and, in-turn, to millions of consumers all around the world. The company has headquarters offices in the U.S. in Jacksonville, Fla., and in the EU in Almere, The Netherlands.

Luigi & Felice Castelli
Luigi & Felice Castelli ( was founded in 1868 and has been active in
marketing chemicals and active ingredients and providing the highest quality service. Based in Milan, Castelli offers a wide range of services for their customers by focusing on distribution, specialization and customer service. The company specializes in the distribution of raw materials and active ingredients for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Castelli is ISO 9001 certified.

For additional information, contact:
Alison Abernathy,
T: +1 (904) 399-2957